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Church of Metamorphosis

12 Theorias, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Nice but closed

Seems this little church is always closed so you can see the outside but I'd love to see what is... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Wayne K
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Intriguing Byzantine-era church

Several Byzantine-era churches still exist in Athens. Walking around the Plaka district, one... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
ianwyj
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Singapore
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20 Jul 2017
“Nice but closed”
24 Mar 2017
“Intriguing Byzantine-era church”
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12 Theorias, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Seems this little church is always closed so you can see the outside but I'd love to see what is inside. Interesting construction and seems in very good condition for a structure that is 800 or so years old.

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Several Byzantine-era churches still exist in Athens. Walking around the Plaka district, one should come across the Church of Kapnikarea (in Ermou Street) and the Church of Agios Eleftherios (located next to the Metropolitan Cathedral). The Church of the Metamorphosis (or Transfiguration) takes a little...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

There are several hundred churches in and around Athens. We came across this little church after visiting the nearby Roman Agora. It is located only a few streets away on Theorias, which is at the lower Plaka area, right behind the Acropolis.

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Reviewed 13 October 2015

The so called Metamorphosis Church located nearby the stunning wide area of the Acropolis, I found it by chance after descending from the Acropolis toward the city. This little ancient church temporary closed a small bricks construction and date back to the 14th century. It...More

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Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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